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  1. arachnerainbow

    New member, worried about the future

    The first signs of fibromyalgia came about when I was in college. My arms would be aching after completing blue book tests, and my knees would hurt from climbing stairs all day. I figured this was normal at the time. After about a year or so, however, I found my legs throbbing, my arms...
  2. D

    Can't sleep

    Can't sleep....3am in the UK. Third night awake almost all night. Got lots on my mind. Not making progress. Taking antibiotiocs but after a week am worse. Phoned Doc to speak to her but she didn't ring back and now she's not in until Wednesday. I wanted a swob test for accurate diagnosis not...
  3. D

    Anyone try a plant based diet?

    My new acupuncturist placed me on a strictly raw veggie diet (sans nightshades) for the past week. That's right, salads only, no fruit, no grains, no nuts, no cooking, just RAW VEGGIES. I used to be a serious carnivore and a terrible eater of processed foods and sugars. I've been working on a...
  4. D

    My Letter to Fibro

    Dear Fibro, You came into my life unexpectedly, unannounced, and have set up camp indefinitely without my approval. I didn’t even know something like you existed, that I could ever share my life permanently, so early on with something so mysterious and uncurable. You took away my job, stunted...
  5. L

    *Insert Engaging Title To Lure Respondents Here*

    Well, now that you have been sufficiently lured (and oh the laugh I will have at myself if this comes to nothing but lonesome tumble weeds and errant dust devils), please endure this merciless onslaught of words and show yourself to be the steadfast victor by sharing your thoughts. This is my...
  6. J

    Anyone worked with Higher Dosing of MSM?

    I learned from a man on an RA group close to 10 yrs ago, seems that long, that taking higher dosing of MSM can help CALM pain. I've been doing this for YEARS.....normally daily 1 tsp MSM powder in clean 8oz water three times per day....start my day with my first MSM drink. With that first...
  7. D

    New here

    I have had some odd symptoms for the past 2 years. It started with an itchy, tingling scalp and sporadic stinging sensations mainly on upper body( forearms, hands). Sometimes it feels like I have fiberglass insulation touching my skin, ants biting, etc. This sometimes goes into remission and...
  8. T

    Swollen tongue

    Does anyone else have this problem? I'm not sure if its medication, part of the fibro or if I'm just plain crazy but my tongue always feels like its swollen. I always have a funny taste in my mouth no matter how often I brush my teeth and the only way I cab describe the problem is a swollen...
  9. W

    Ice Bucket Challenge for Fibro -

    I had a friend posted something to his FB page. Gave me a laugh and I thought it was fitting: Take the Face Punch Challenge. Help spread awareness of Fibromyalgia and Donate money to Fibromyalgia research. At the same time, get a taste for what it is like to live with FMS. Face Punch...
  10. A

    Post-nap recovery fail :(

    Hi all! I have recently been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and I am will also likely be diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (painful bladder syndrome). I was wondering if anyone else wakes up after a nap feeling super groggy and sick, and their pain gets out of hand with a super nasty taste in...
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